News Archive for "Housing"

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LAS: Landlords Have Little Incentive to Repair Damaged Apartments

Residents in Queens are unable to return to their homes after damage from Hurricane Ida and landlords are unwilling to do the work necessary to ensure it's safe to come back, according to CBS 2 New York.
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LAS Demands Repairs, Building Access for Residents Displaced by Massive Fire

The lawsuit demands ​residents of a rent-regulated Jackson Heights apartment building be allowed access to their units to retrieve personal belongings, as reported by THE CITY.
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Judge Dismisses Landlord Challenges to New York Rent Reforms

The Legal Aid Society applauded Judge Kenneth Karas for dismissing two lawsuits challenging New York State's comprehensive rent reform laws, reports the New York Daily News.
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LAS Advises Tenants on Next Steps Following Eviction Moratorium

The Legal Aid Society's Ellen Davidson appeared on Spectrum News to discuss what tenants can do now to stay in their homes.
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LAS Praises State’s New Eviction Moratorium

By returning to work and passing this legislation, New York lawmakers have avoided the disaster of widespread eviction during a surge of COVID-19.
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Wells Fargo Supports Essential Rent Relief Work with New Grant

The Legal Aid Society continues its critical work helping clients navigate New York State's Emergency Rental Assistance Program thanks to a grant from Wells Fargo.
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LAS: NYS Legislature Must Reconvene to Enact a Viable Eviction Moratorium

The Legal Aid Society is calling on state lawmakers to reconvene immediately to pass an eviction moratorium that will comply with a recent Supreme Court ruling, reports the Queens Daily Eagle.
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Listen: New York’s Eviction Moratorium Defanged by Supreme Court

The Legal Aid Society's Ellen Davidson appeared on The Capitol Pressroom to discuss what a recent Supreme Court ruling means for New York tenants, and what the state must do to help.
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LAS Calls on NY Lawmakers to Reconvene After Supreme Court Eviction Ruling

The high court struck down a critical protection in the state's eviction moratorium, but Albany can amend to law to make sure tenants stay in their homes, according to POLITICO.
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Listen: New York Struggles to Deliver Federal Rent Relief Funding

The Legal Aid Society's Ellen Davidson appeared on The Capitol Pressroom to discuss the issues plaguing the State's rent relief distribution.
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